BOJ Currency Rates
Jamaica Gleaner

BOJ Currency RatesBank of Jamaica foreign exchange rates for Thursday, June 7, 2018CURRENCY BUY SELLARGENTINE PESO 5.12466 5.19980ARUBAn GUILDER 71.31587 72.36145AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 97.87978 99.31483BAHAMIAN DOLLAR...

Azan expands to ABC islands
Jamaica Observer

Jamaican business mogul Gassan Azan has expanded his footsteps across the Caribbean with the acquisition of all five supermarkets of the Netherlands-based Van den Tweel Groep in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, known...

Gassan Azan acquires supermarket chain
Jamaica Gleaner

Alfabet Holdings, an investment group led by Gassan Azan, has acquired the Van den Tweel supermarket group, which operates in the ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire and CuraÁao in The Netherlands Antilles.The chain...

T&T signs deal with European travel group
Trinidad Guardian

BERLIN—Trinidad and Tobago has signed an agreement with DER Touristik Group, the third largest European travel group following initial discussions in November last year. Tourism Minister Shamfa Cudjoe, who is...

Maduro signs off on gas agreements with T&T
Trinidad Guardian

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, confirmed the signing of the agreement with T&T for the exploitation of "mineral and gas resources in the Caribbean Sea." "We have ratified the signing and validity of joint...

Maduro signs off on gas agreements with T&T
Trinidad Guardian

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, confirmed the signing of the agreement with T&T for the exploitation of "mineral and gas resources in the Caribbean Sea." "We have ratified the signing and validity of joint...

Gas coming to T&T soon
Trinidad Guardian

Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) plans to export up to two billion cubic feet of gas to neighboring countries in the next 10 years through gas pipelines, according to PDVSA Gas Vice...

Venezuelan energy exec: Gas coming to T&T soon
Trinidad Guardian

Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) plans to export up to two billion cubic feet of gas to neighboring countries in the next 10 years through gas pipelines, according to PDVSA Gas Vice...

Carube smells gold and copper at Bellas Gate
Jamaica Observer

CANADIAN firm Carube Resources, which has already drilled through roughly two kilometres of rock in its search for copper and gold in Jamaica, hopes to get a toehold in the electric vehicle market for the sale of its...

BOJ Currency Rates
Jamaica Gleaner

BOJ Currency RatesBank of Jamaica foreign exchange rates for April 20, 2017:CURRENCY BUY SELLARGENTINE PESO 8.32282 8.37933ARUBAN GUILDER 71.55765 72.04352AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 96.16862 96.82159BAHAMIAN DOLLAR 128.08820...

Jamaica government approves transfer of licences to Canadian exploration company
Jamaica Gleaner

The Canadian-based exploration company, Carube Copper has now received the official transfer documents from the Ministry of Transport and Mining in Jamaica for seven special exploration and prospecting licences previously...

PHOTO: Ground broken for new power plant
Jamaica Observer

 (From left) Don Theoc of South Jamaica Power Company; Anthony Hylton, Opposition MP; Yong-jin Kim, CEO, Korea East-West Power; Kelly Tomblin, president & CEO, Jamaica Public Service; Prime Minister Andrew Holness;...

Carib Cement given go-ahead to import from Trinidad
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — The Jamaica Government has given Caribbean Cement Company (Carib Cement) the green light to import cement from Trinidad and Tobago in a bid to ease a shortage of the product here. Local News...

US-based tourism group praises Jamaica’s anti-harassment thrust
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) has hailed Jamaica’s success in significantly reducing visitor harassment, saying it augurs well for future relations. Local News Tue, 11...

Caribbean can earn more from marine life
Jamaica Observer

The Caribbean has the potential to generate more income from the fishing industry by increasing the range of products pulled from the sea for export, according to a regional fisheries official. Local News Tue, 11 Apr 2017...

Antibiotic-free meat gets a foothold in US
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Facing pressure from environmentalists and shareholder activists, major US food companies and restaurant chains are moving to limit antibiotics in farm animals raised for meat. Local...

Explore new building technology, Chang urges construction industry
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, has called on players in the construction industry to explore additional technology, citing the...

New police commissioner appointed
Jamaica Observer

In another week veteran police officer George Quallo will take on the tough job of leading the charge to tame Jamaica’s crime monster when he takes over the helm of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) as the...

Problems at Cumberland High
Jamaica Observer

THE strained relationship between students and staff at Cumberland High School in St Catherine came to a head yesterday after teachers withdrew their services following a confrontation between the principal and a female...

Senate again delays passing of Arbitration Bill
Jamaica Observer

The Senate last Friday again delayed passage of the Arbitration Act 2017, after Opposition members sought time to review the amendments brought to the chamber by the Government. Local News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

Shaw to address property tax issues in House today
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw is to make a statement to the House of Representatives today on the vexed property tax issues. Local News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Senate again delays passing of...

I am surprised, but very humbled — Quallo
Jamaica Observer

WHEN news broke mid afternoon yesterday that the 29th commissioner of police would be standing Deputy Commissioner of Police George Quallo there was much surprise ringing amongst the rank and file of the constabulary and...

‘Bureau of Standards monitoring foreign cement’
Trinidad Guardian

With the entry of foreign cement on the market, Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon said the T&T Bureau of Standards is continuing to monitor all products to ensure they meet quality standards. She...

S Africa 'disappointed' as Durban dumped as host of Commonwealth Games
Jamaica Observer

DURBAN, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa voiced disappointment Tuesday that Durban had been stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, blaming financial disagreements but vowing to host major tournaments in the...

History for Reggae Boy Morgan as Foxes reach last eight
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, England — Wes Morgan became the first -ever Jamaican to score in a Champions League game as reigning English champions Leicester City dramatically overturned a first-leg deficit to beat Sevilla 2-0 and storm...

The selectors messed up
Jamaica Observer

At the toss, just before the start of that third and last One-Day International in Barbados, West Indies captain Jason Holder expressed surprise at the amount of grass on the Kensington Oval pitch. Local Sports Wed, 15...

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